The extraordinary simplicity of this bridge strikes us, together with its beauty and expressiveness. Its morphology and slant are its essential qualities. The link between two different levels is archived with special elegance. It spans the water and reaches the ancient architecture of the city walls with grat delicacy
The brief called for the construction of a permanent footbridge across the rampart of Cittadella, an anciant walled town in the province of Padua.
The footbridge was planned to span the moat surrounding the town wall, close to the existing pedestrian footbridge connecting the wall to the public hospitel complex
project: Ponte Balestra
ingegnere: Lucio Bonafede
place: Cittadella - Italy